Top 10 Careers That Will Pay Better in 2011

jobs that pay well
jobs that pay well

Whether you managed to survive the recession with your job intact, or you've recently landed yourself a new position after being laid off, 2011 could be a good year for your paycheck.

Although employers aren't yet ready to start hiring like crazy, they are encouraged by signs of growth and are willing to expand budgets a little and start giving out raises in an effort to hold on to the talent they already have.

Surveys show that on average, raises won't be as great as they were right before the recession (2005-2007), but they will be better than they were last year. Below we have the top 10 career areas that will experience the best raises this year.